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side effects of mucinex expectorant

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
Safe: But, it is not very beneficial.
Dr. Numaan Malik
18 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: There is no known drug interaction between Effexor (venlafaxine) and mucinex.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Coughing: Try using albuterol but at the same time see your doctor to rule out asthma
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Mucin ex: Not sure why you need it if you are expectorating without it? If you can cough the mucous up without medicine then best to do so.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
14 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Worth a shot: Expectorants in general do not have a lot of data to support their use, but on the other hand they do seem to help some patients and they are not asso ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No...: In order to treat a cough, you first need to know what the etiology of the cough is. It is not always a good idea to suppress a cough since this is yo ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Oral Diphyl-G: Thick mucus has been a real problem for my patients with asthma. Mucus thinning medications such as Guaifenesin present in Mucinex (guaifenesin) and r ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cold : Rest, fluids, nutrition, in general mucin ex would be ok.
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: There is little that anyone can do with a chest/head cold but wait it out. They likely offered the benedryl as something to do, but it is unlikely to ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: Try using an OTC antihistamine such as Zyrtec, Benadryl or Claritin. Expectorants will not help.
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